Parent Involvement

[Parent Tips] Building Your Children’s Confidence in STEM Skills

by
Elaine Ho

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills are critical to students' success beyond the classroom. Here's five ways parents can make sure kids are building and gaining confidence in these skills at home.

5 Things Parents Need to Know About ESSA

by
Sarah Cornelius

The Every Student Succeeds Act is the new law of the land regarding K-12 education. Here's how it will impact parents and children.

Paying for College: 10 Tips to Help Parents Plan Ahead

by
Sarah Cornelius

College education is certainly valuable, but it’s not necessarily a value.

Building Lifelong Learners: 5 Ideas to Encourage Your Child’s Sense of Curiosity

by
Elaine Ho

A sense of curiosity makes learning a more rewarding experience - make it a priority to cultivate that curiosity in your child with these five tips for parents!

[CTE Month] What Parents Need to Know About Career and Technical Education

by
Sarah Cornelius

Career and technical education is making a big difference in student outcomes both inside the classroom and in the working world. Here are six things parents should know!

[Parent Tips] Project-Based Learning at Home

by
Elaine Ho

Project-based learning is a great approach to help children actively explore their interests; tackle real-world problems and challenges; and build valuable critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

How Teachers Can Introduce and Implement Academic Parent-Teacher Teams in the Classroom

by
McKenna Wierman

The Academic Parent-Teacher Teams (APTT) model isn’t just the latest trend in classrooms across the country; it’s a great way to refresh the traditional parent-teacher conference in a way that’s productive and beneficial for you, your students, and their caregivers.

Helping Reluctant Readers: How Parents Can Overcome 4 Common Objections

by
Elaine Ho

Strong reading skills lead to huge academic payoffs, but they don't come naturally for every child. We've got simple tips for parents to overcome four common roadblocks that reluctant readers face.

4 Tips to Use Student Data for More Productive Parent-Teacher Conferences

by
McKenna Wierman

Sharing the right student data with parents when conference time rolls around can help you paint a clearer picture of each child's process, and give parents meaningful strategies to help their child continue making improvements.

[Parent Tips] Keep Your Child Engaged in Learning Over Winter Break

by
Sarah Cornelius

While rest, relaxation, and some good old-fashioned fun are certainly in order for your child over winter break, it’s important to think about strategies to keep them learning as well. Here's five fun and learning-focused activities for parents to try.

[Parent Savings] Give the Gift of Learning This Holiday Season with Study Island for Home

by
Elaine Ho

For a limited time only, Study Island for Home is offering a special savings of 20% off all annual family subscriptions and 10% off all other Study Island for Home subscriptions!

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